COMMUNITY groups and schools in Kirklees are to benefit from thousands of pounds worth of grants from the National Lottery's Awards for All programme.

The local recipients are:

Westborough High School, Dewsbury, £5,000 to set up an award centre offering the Duke of Edinburgh awards and the Asdan awards, which promote citizenship.

The museum of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Bankfield Museum, Halifax, £4,990 for a project to interview 75 ex-Servicemen and transcribe their post-Second World War experiences to CD.

Taleem Youth Forum, Savile Town, Dewsbury, £4,920 to provide recreational and educational activities for children and young people, including those with disabilities.

Savile Town rehabilitation project, £4,900 to develop an anti-drugs video in three community languages.

Huddersfield Civic Society, £4,745 to produce information for use in presentations, publicity and educational materials.

Crosland Moor Junior School, £4,573 to buy equipment to extend out-of-school table tennis facilities.

Pennine Bowling Club for the Visually Handicapped, £4,270 to stage a bowling tour around Scarborough. The group meets in Brighouse and Cleckheaton.

Royds Hall High School, Paddock, £3,950 to pay for away days, teambuilding and adventure weekends.

Batley Parish Church Sunshine Tots, £3,600 to organise a series of activity weeks in the school holidays for five to 15-year-olds.

Newsome High School and Sports College, £3,080 to take pupils with disabilities on a residential trip to an outdoor pursuits activity centre.

Afro-Caribbean Talking Books, £1,720 to buy blank CDs, which will enable them to publish its quarterly magazine, Talking Football.

Huddersfield Town Disabled Supporters' Association, £790 to hire a room for regular social evenings and to provide umbrellas and waterproofs for fans at away matches.